Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks of the Week: Sunday 2nd October

Looking for a show to book for this week? Here’s a few suggestions from us…

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House of Flamenka, Peacock Theatre: playing until the 8th October, this new show from Arlene Phillips and Karen Ruimy is a dazzling spectacular that combines Flamenco and contemporary dance in unique ways. If you are loving the return of Strictly Come Dancing – how about getting your fix of dancing live with this electrifying show. Read our full review here.

Rose, Park Theatre: this powerful one woman show performed with great sensitivity by Maureen Lipman is a really enlightening piece of theatre that takes audiences through some of the most harrowing parts of history and shining a new light on racial tensions and antisemitism that still remains relevant today. Catch up with our review here.

Witness for the Prosecution, London County Hall: with this stage adaptation of Agatha Christie’s story celebrating its fifth anniversary in London this month, now is the perfect time to celebrate by going to see it! Keeping you guessing from beginning to end, there are plenty of twists and turns in this atmospheric show that will thrill no matter how many times you see it. Check out our review here.

Matilda the Musical, Cambridge Theatre: with the film adaptation of the musical receiving its World Premiere as part of this year’s BFI London Film Festival, don’t forget to catch the show in the West End. Featuring original songs by Tim Minchin, this long running show based on Roald Dahl’s classic story has won many awards over the years including 24 for Best Musical.

The Great Gatsby, Immersive LDN: having recently announced its final London extension (booking until the 7th January 2023) don’t miss this fun filled immersive experience that sweeps audiences back to the 1920’s and giving them the opportunity to interact with the characters from F Scott Fitzgerald’s classic story. Ideal if you love immersive experiences and being part of the action. Our review can be found here.

Dear Evan Hansen, Noel Coward Theatre: with its final London performance later this month, make sure that you don’t miss your opportunity to catch this Olivier Award winning musical. Featuring music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the cast includes Sam Tutty who won the 2020 Olivier Award for his performance as Evan. You have until the 22nd October to catch this show.

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